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SE1 Direct 470: Film Club, Armistice Day, Fireworks & more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 470

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Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 9 November 2009                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do you need an accountant?
* What's on this week
* 5 local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Local organisations forum with Better Bankside
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops into
your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London SE1 website
offers the latest news throughout the week. You can also see
the news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map

* Pictures & video: Remembrance Sunday in SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4184

* New weekly Bermondsey Farmers' Market draws a crowd
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4181

* Gwen Southgate launches Coin Street Chronicles book
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4177

* Lower Marsh beer garden damaged in late-night fire
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4176

* Go-ahead for 671-bed LSE student housing in Gt Suffolk St
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4175

* Westminster Mandela Way dustcart depot approved by council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4173

* Spanish Embassy launch for 'Tapas Brindisa' cook book
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4182

* Deep clean for London Bridge Tube Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4180

* SE1 man Daniel Duke fatally wounded in Walworth shooting
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4179

* Giant duck house on the Thames in Bonfire Night stunt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4178

* FT boss David Bell on "phenomenal" Bankside transformation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4183

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{ What's on this week }

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.


RECYCLING WORKSHOP FOR SOUTHWARK RESIDENTS
Monday 9 November
3.30pm-5.30pm at East Street Library, 168-179 Old Kent Road
Brush on your 3 Rs - reduce, reuse and recycle - with
Veolia. Find out what, how and why we recycle and have your
questions answered. Open to local residents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8106


THE BIG SMOKE: FILMS FROM A LOST LONDON 1896-1945
COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 9 November
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free
Experience London life in a bygone age, from the bustle of
the Victorian commute to the ordeal of the Blitz, with this
programme of silent films from the BFI National Archive -
brought to dazzling life with a newly-commissioned score and
featuring a selection of treasures from the Imperial War
Museum and London's Screen Archives. Highlights of the
programme include Blackfriars Bridge (1896), an
extraordinary glimpse of Victorians travelling to work by
horse-drawn tram and on foot at an enviably elegant pace. 
Membership of the Community Film Club is aimed at those
living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member (it's
free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join at door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8057


SHAD THAMES RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION OPEN MEETING
Monday 9 November
7.30pm-9.30pm at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
Open meeting for residents of the area inside the boundaries
of London Bridge/Tooley Street (north side)/Shad Thames/the
River Thames). Come and meet Des Waters, Head of Public
Realm at Southwark Council who will talk about the ongoing
programme of maintenance work in the Shad Thames area, and
will listen to suggestions from local residents. Cllr Eliza
Mann will talk about the work of the licensing committee.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8087


REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AT GUY'S HOSPITAL
Wednesday 11 November
10.50am-11.05am  at Memorial Arch, Guy's Hospital,  Great
Maze Pond
The ceremony will include prayers for peace, the laying of
wreaths, the sounding of the Last Post and Reveille, and the
two minutes silence.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7773


CEREMONY OF REMEMBRANCE AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
Wednesday 11 November
11am at Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road; free
The Last Post and Reveille sounded by a member of The Band
of The Brigade of Gurkhas. This will be followed by readings
from Forgotten Voices of the Somme by its author, Joshua
Levine. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8050


BFI FILM QUIZ
Wednesday 11 November
8pm at BFI IMAX;  1 per person (max 6 people per team) 
Test your film knowledge and win fantastic prizes at the BFI
Film Quiz. As well as general film trivia, picture, music
and audio-visual rounds, every month there are questions on
the latest BFI offerings, from Peckinpah to Pixar and
Bergman to Batman.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8041


LUNCHTIME MUSIC IN THE BOROUGH WITH CEDAR STRING QUARTET
Thursday 12 November
1pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street; free
The all female ensemble formed of graduates from the music
colleges, who recently played at the American Embassy,
provides the November lunchtime recital. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8032


GREAT PARLIAMENTARY ORATIONS
Thursday 12 November
7pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; 6 (conc 4)
Extracts from six of the greatest speeches from the days
when Parliament had orators who could spellbind audiences at
hustings or in the House of Commons, including Edmund Burke
and Benjamin Disraeli.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8023


KATIE MITCHELL WITH PAUL CLARK: CONVERSATIONS ON MAKING
Friday 13 November
7pm at Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St George's Road; 5
This November choreographer Siobhan Davies invites a number
of eminent artists to her RIBA award-winning studios, to
talk with other artists about how they make their work.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7992


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW FIREWORKS ON THE THAMES
Saturday 14 November
5pm on River Thames between Waterloo & Blackfriars; free
To mark the end of the Lord Mayor's Show in the City of
London and the beginning of a new mayoral year, the 682nd
Lord Mayor will start a magnificent firework display on the
river Thames. The display is best viewed from the South Bank
between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge It takes a
team of eight pyrotechnicians two days to set up more than
half a tonne of giant fireworks, some of which shoot over
600ft into the sky before exploding.
During the Lord Mayor's Show Parade look out for the
fire-breathing dragon created by pupils at Bermondsey's City
of London Academy.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7634


THE SE1 RIDE: TOUR THE SE1 BORDERS WITH SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS
Sunday 15 November
Meet 10am at Southwark Needle,  London Bridge; free
Second in a new series of Southwark Cyclists bike rides
exploring the boundaries of local postal areas. Bring your
bike to Southwark Needle at 10am for a painstakingly slow
exploration round the SE1 border. After lunch the ride will
visit the 56A Crampton Street SE17 bike co-op and whole food
shop.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8052


PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Sunday 15 November
1.30pm-4pm  at Topolski Century, Arches 150-152 Hungerford
Bridge,  Concert Hall Approach; free
Workshop run by photographer Grzegorz Lepiarz, author of the
London Creatives: Polish Roots photographic exhibition
displayed at Topolski Century. Free, but registration
required. To book a place contact Anna on 020 7620 1308 or
education@topolskicentury.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8018


REQUIEM: NEW RENAISSANCE VOICES
Sunday 15 November
8pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 8 at the door
New Renaissance Voices, conducted by Bruce Saunders, perform
Missa Pro Defunctis by Duarte Lobo, with motets with a
Remembrance theme by Byrd, Gombert, Clemens and Cardoso.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7747


LONDON COUNCILS VOLUNTARY SECTOR GRANTS CONSULTATION MEETING
Monday 16 November
2pm-3pm  at London Councils, 59.5 Southwark Street
Londoners are being given the chance to have their say on
how a pan-London grants budget of up to 28 million a year
is spent. London Councils, one of the biggest funders of the
capital's voluntary sector, is launching an extensive
consultation to ensure that its funding meets the needs of
London's diverse population needs, wherever they live in the
capital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8060


HAVING FAITH IN SOUTHWARK: A PUBLIC CONVERSATION ABOUT FAITH
PREMISES 
Monday 16 November
6.30pm (stalls & networking from 5.30pm) at Keyworth Centre,
Keyworth Street; free
Chaired by the BBC's Jumoke Fashola (Presenter of Inspirit
on BBC London). The evening will feature a panel and
audience discussion on the challenges facing faith groups in
their need for places of worship, as well as their
contribution to the spiritual and civic life of communities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7975

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Fundraising and Partnerships Manager, Borough Music School
* Grants Officer, Lambeth Endowed Charities
* Part time Office Worker, Small Seafood Company
* Contracts Manager, ISO DESIGN BUILD GROUP LTD
* Advice Worker, Waterloo Action Centre

Full details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

Our weekly digest of new topics started at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* New restaurant in Bermondsey Street
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118774
* Today: Last chance to see the Queen Mary on the Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118758
* Fair Community Housing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118746
* Two Muggings near Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118717
* David Haye (Local Lad)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118698
* Bermondsey Square food market
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118669
* Local plumber
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118652
* Spooks on Melior Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118627
* Wanted: Tenor for vocal quartet
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118522
* Property Management for small properties
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/118515
* Would You Object?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118464
* Lloyds TSB at Elephant & Castle - problems?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118450
* Movie Shoot on Abbey St/Neckinger
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118418
* Local Police/ Royal Marines Charity Run
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118407
* Clarks outlet returning to Elephant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118399
* HISTORY - Redcross Buildings, Redcross Street / Way
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/118338

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Local organisations forum with Better Bankside }

* Wanted: a Borough & Bankside correspondent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/9/117625

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/9

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Free office space wanted for political underdog
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/118377
* Looking for small retail unit to rent in London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/117822
* Is there demand for a local bookkeeping service?
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/7/117604
* Office Space needed from December
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/115909
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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